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Galveston County, TX Public Records

District Court
600 59th St, #4001
Galveston, TX 77551-2388 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/dc/Page...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 409-766-2424
F: 409-766-2292
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
County Court
PO Box 17253
Galveston, TX 77552-7253 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/cc/Page...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 409-766-2200
F: 409-765-3160
Couriers: 600 59th St, Suite 2001, 2nd Fl
Galveston, TX 77551
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
Justice of Peace Precinct 1 - Bacliff
4500 10th St
Bacliff, TX 77518 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp1/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 281-316-8800
F: 409-765-3295
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are two courts in Precinct 1. previously JP Precincts 5 & 7.
Justice of Peace Precinct 4 - League City
174 Calder Rd, Rm 111
League City, TX 77573 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp4/...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM M-TH; 8:30AM-N Fri CST
P: 281-316-8716
F: 281-316-8704
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
Previously JP Precincts 8-1 & 8-2.
Justice of Peace Precinct 2 - Galveston
1922 Sealy Ave
Galveston, TX 77550 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp2/...
P: 409-766-2250
F: 409-770-5249
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is also a Precinct 2 in Santa Fe. These courts were previously JP Precincts 1 & 4
Justice of Peace Precinct 3 - Galveston
600 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp3/...
P: 409-770-5455
F: 409-770-5249
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are three Locations in Precinct 3. These Courts were Previously JP Precincts 2, 3 & 6.
Justice of Peace Precinct 1 - Texas City
2516 Texas Ave, Rm #135
Texas City, TX 77590 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp1/...
P: 409-770-5820
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are two courts in Precinct 1. previously JP Precincts 5 & 7.
Justice of Peace Precinct 2 - Santa Fe
11730 Highway 6
Santa Fe, TX 77510 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp2/...
P: 409-770-5484
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are 2 courts in Precinct 2. These courts were previously JP Precincts 1 & 4
Justice of Peace Precinct 3 - La Marque
203 Vauthier Rd
La Marque, TX 77568 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp3/...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 409-765-2930
F: 409-765-3288
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are three Locations in Precinct 3. These Court were Previously JP Precincts 2, 3 & 6.
Justice of Peace Precinct 3 - Crystal Beach
PO Box 1435
Crytal Beach, TX 77650-1435 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/jp/jp3/...
P: 409-765-2980 ext. 1
Couriers: 946 Noble Carl Rd
Crytal Beach, TX 77650
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There are three Locations in Precinct 3. These Court were Previously JP Precincts 2, 3 & 6.

Galveston County, TX Vital Records

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Galveston County
County Clerk
600 59th St, #2001, 2nd Fl
Galveston, TX 77551 www.galvestoncountytx.gov/cc/Page...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 409-766-2200
Fax: 409-765-3160
Recorded Documents

Galveston County Vital Certificates

Galveston County Vital Certificates

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Galveston County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 398.47 sq mi
Population (2009): 286,814
  • Females: 50.9%
  • White: 80.8%
  • Black/African American: 14.3%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 21.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 59.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 36,656
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 8.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 17.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 22.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.60
Housing Units (2000): 111,733
Homeownership Rate (2000): 66.2%
Migration Flow to Galveston County, TX from (2007-2008):

Galveston County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $5,838,721
  • Construction: $596,187
  • Retail Trade: $355,470
  • Professional and Technical Services: $304,703
  • Healthcare: $377,857
  • Banking: $302,739
  • Retail Trade: $355,470
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $233,259
  • Manufacturing: $989,544
  • Farms: $311
  • Government: $1,659,909
Employed (2000): 114,221
Unemployed (2000): 8,240
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $38,553
Local Government Employment (2007): 13,659
Local Government Revenue (2007): $917,054 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,220,792 (thou. dol.)

Galveston County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 4,297
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.2
Deaths (2007): 2,335
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 29
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.7

Galveston County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,170
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 20
  • Forcible rape: 176
  • Robbery: 375
  • Aggravated Assault: 599
Property Crimes (2008): 10,270
  • Burglary: 2,743
  • Larceny-Theft: 6,816
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 711

Galveston County Genealogy Records